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Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Symptoms

The symptoms of pulmonary sarcoidosis depend on where the granulomas are growing. However, early symptoms are often the same regardless of where the sarcoidosis is centered. These symptoms include:

  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Fever

Symptoms of sarcoidosis in the lungs include:

Symptoms of sarcoidosis that affect the skin include:

  • Sores on the cheeks, ears, and nose
  • A rash made up of red or purple bumps, usually located on the ankles or shins. The rash may be tender or warm to the touch
  • Growths underneath the skin (nodules). These occur most often around scars or tattoos
  • Areas of skin that are lighter or darker

When sarcoidosis affects the eyes, it may not cause any symptoms. However, when eye-related symptoms do occur, they can include:

  • Eye pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Severe redness

If you're experiencing signs or symptoms of pulmonary sarcoidosis, request an appointment or call 800-TEMPLE-MED (800-836-7536) today.